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The Jersey Bridge where Juanita was hanged. After a raucous Fourth of July celebration in 1851, a drunken miner broke down the door of her cabin. The next day he returned, and after heated words, she stabbed him through the heart. A kangaroo court of locals swiftly found her guilty and hanged her that same day. Juanita showed no fear, putting the noose around her own neck and proclaiming she would do it again in the face of such an insult.